Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Red Ribbon Week Day 2 (and a field trip)

Day 2: Sports team day. We got this...we are mega Texans fans. I love an excuse to get all dressed up in our gear. I got to dress up as well since I was going to be chaperoning the 4th grade field trip to the Wildlife Refuge. 

Here are the boys sporting their Texans gear...

And of course I had to get in on it....

And Tatum, well, she wanted to wear her new dress....

Now we were ready to head to the Wildlife Refuge. We had never been there before, but it was amazing. Caleb really enjoyed it and all the kids seemed very interested in hearing about the Coastal Plains, the Woodlands, Fresh Water, Estuaries, and all the wildlife that lives there. 

They learned about hawks...this one has a wingspan of 4 feet

Caleb chatted with friends

They learned about alligators...yuck

They learned about estuaries and shrimp

They ate lunch together

They learned about microscopic particles in the water

They learned how to use a microscope and record their findings

They identified wildlife of the Woodlands

They retrieved water samples

They viewed the samples under microscopes

1 comment:

  1. Love your Texans gear!!! We have a Team Up Against Drugs day too. I will be sporting my Cushing jersey. :)